In July it was verified that Chad Reed will be racing the pilot period of the FIM World Supercross Championship this drop with MDK Motorsports, but now the crew has introduced its entire 4-rider roster. Previous AMA Supercross and Motocross manufacturing facility racer Josh Grant will contend on a Honda CRF450R together with of Reed in the SX1 (450cc) division as Justin Bogle and Derek Drake will race KTM 250 SX-F devices in the SX2 (250cc) division. The staff has also announced Minnesota native Henry Miller as a backup rider.
Under is the full press launch from SX Global:
Two-Time Environment Supercross Champion and Australian Celebrity Chad Reed Leads MDK Motorsports’ WSX (450cc) Course Along with Skilled American Rider Josh Grant
Numerous Supercross and Motocross Occasion Winner Justin Bogle and Up-and-Coming American Derek Drake To Compete in the SX2 (250cc) Class
PATASKALA, OH – MDK Motorsports, led by entrepreneur workforce proprietor Mark Kvamme and managed by previous supercross rider turned entrepreneur Jamey Grosser, introduced its closing a few riders to contend alongside two-time Environment Supercross Winner Chad Reed in the FIM Planet Supercross Championship (WSX). All the motion starts on Oct eightth at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales where MDK boasts a gifted group of premier and up-and-coming riders, competing for an FIM-sanctioned Entire world Championship.
Led by Reed who presents a level of championship leadership and working experience few riders in the historical past of Supercross can, MDK Motorsports will area an very aggressive team of riders each individual bringing the encounter and skill important to contend at a Environment Championship level.
Reed will journey in the WSX (450cc) course with Josh Grant, a Southern California native with virtually two many years of qualified expertise. Grant’s resume incorporates many podiums in American supercross and motocross, which includes several victories.
“This is a lineup stacked with veteran practical experience and unbelievable skill – guys who’ve raced at the highest level and know exactly what it requires to gain,” mentioned Kvamme. “Chad and Josh were being teammates more than the a long time and there’s a beneficial stage of have faith in and mutual respect between them, although Justin and Derek will be a formidable pairing to drive the area in SX2. This is a restricted group, and we could not be extra fired up for the 1st race in Cardiff upcoming month.”
MDK Motorsport’s SX2 (250cc) class features Cushing, Oklahoma’s Justin Bogle, a 10-calendar year motocross and supercross veteran with 4 occupation victories across 450cc and 250cc courses. Bogle’s significant-amount working experience in the sport’s most competitive formats will be a welcome addition to the MDK Motorsports workforce.
Rounding out the group and joining Bogle in the SX2 class is Derek Drake from Central California. Building his skilled motocross debut in 2019, and his supercross debut in 2020, Drake is a gifted, up-and-coming rider searching to crack out globally in the WSX sequence. His expertise, drive and determination will be complemented by the remarkable practical experience and management of his three teammates as they tackle the world wide stage in WSX.
In a exceptional shift to supercross teams, MDK motorsports has also retained back again up rider Henry Miller a fellow Minnesota indigenous of Crew Manager “The People’s Champ” Jamey Grosser. Miller is a very long-time prime privateer of supercross and motocross and will be obtainable in a moment’s see if needed. Henry will also aspect MDK logos in all his racing endeavors.
The FIM Planet Supercross Championship will host the British Grand Prix at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday, Oct 8th. Tickets to the first spherical of the 2022 pilot year are now on sale, and can be found Listed here. The FIM Earth Supercross Championship 2022 will serve as a “pilot” period, allowing for the championship to set up alone and develop momentum likely into 2023. From 2023, and subsequent a long time, the FIM Earth Supercross Championship broaden every year involving June and November, with up to twelve situations in 2023.